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Beefing it up again
There’s the story about the Hindu student in Britain who retorted, when quizzed by a well-informed Englishman about gorging on steak, “It’s our Indian cows that are sacred, not your mleccha British cows!” Obviously, its an apocryphal tale sinc...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Crooked way out
Sir — The attorney-general, Soli Sorabjee, seems to be acting like the devil’s advocate by objectin ...  | Read.. 
 
Victims speak up
Sir — The audacity of private transport operators and the indifferent attitude of the state governm ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
IMAGE WORSHIP
The Durga Puja is not the best occasion to promote Calcutta. During the Pujas, the city’s problems and its lack of a work cul...| Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
The idiot who praises, with enthusiastic tone,/ All centuries but this, and every country but his own;/ And the lady from the provinces, who dresses like a guy,/ And who ‘doesn’t think she dances, but would rather like to try’;/ And that singular anomaly, the lady novelist — I don’t think she’d be missed — I’m sure she’d not be missed! — WILLIAM SCHWENK GILBERT
 
THIS ABOVE ALL
Ageing ungracefully
strive to look younger than your years and you will feel younger. So I put a fresh paint of black hair-dye on my beard. I di...  | Read..